DS Input- Ministry of Defence Mechanised Infantry Vehicle Single Source Contract – To Overseas Buyer

DefenceSynergia (DS) is concerned that unless we have missed something in the Christmas mist we are not aware of any overriding operational need to go single source for the Army’s Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) contract. The German system under consideration seems like a ‘gold plated’ solution and probably far too heavy to easily meet United Continue reading

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UK Defence – Damaging Confusion and Uncertainty

DefenceSynergia (DS) is pleased to publish a recent piece by Howard Wheeldon commenting upon the current parlous state of UK defence, its funding and the confusion being engendered by Ministry of Defence and Government interference. DS shares many of Howard’s concerns, not least the obviously destabilising environment caused by constant Government/Treasury tinkering disguised as ‘reviews’ Continue reading

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Cornish: The Abandonment of Strategic Reason

DefenceSynergia (DS) is most grateful to Professor Dr Julian Lindley-French and Professor Paul Cornish for permission to publish a most pertinent and prescient article entitled ‘The Abandonment of Strategic Reason recently published on Dr Lindley-French’s own blog http://lindleyfrench.blogspot.com Dear Friend and Colleague, please find below the first of a series of occasional blogs in which Continue reading

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